Days of Our Lives Writing Shake-Up

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Ed Scott has been relieved of his co-executive producer title at Days of Our Lives.

He will be replaced by Gary Tomlin, whose long list of soap credits includes Sunset Beach. The decision comes close on the heels of reported tension between Scott and Head Writer Dena Higley, along with rumors of Scott allowing actors to change scripts.

"Ed seemed fine at work on Friday," a source told Soap Opera Digest. "It had to come as a big surprise to him."

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I don't want to talk anymore about my psychopathic nephew, not on the day that the psychopathic mother of my great-grandson is moving into my house.

Victor

Chad: You mind telling me what that little show down at the hospital was today?
Kate: What show?
Chad: The one where you got the media to appoint your little hillbilly boyfriend as the patron saint of Salem.